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The Two Categories of Pancreatic Cancer

A graduate of the National University of Singapore, Dr. Eric Gan Keng Seng completed his postdoctoral medical training in upper gastrointestinal surgery and hepatobiliary surgery. Now practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Medical Centre, Dr. Eric Gan ...

Source: Medium
Published: 28 Jun 2017

Hawkins named chief of hepatobiliary-pancreatic and GI surgery

William Hawkins, MD, a noted pancreatic cancer surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, and the Neidorff Family and Robert C. Packman Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St ...

Published: 22 Nov 2014

Westchester Medical Center Welcomes New Surgical Director

In his new role at Westchester Medical Center, Sogawa will oversee the continuing growth of Westchester Medical Center's kidney transplant program and help expand the liver transplant, hepatobiliary ... in general surgery and gastrointestinal surgery ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 12 Apr 2016

Highly-Touted Gastrointestinal Surgeon and Metabolism Researcher Dr. Oliver F. Bathe Named Adviser to M Pharmaceutical, Inc.

"The wealth and scope of knowledge associated with Dr. Bathe, especially in areas of diabetes, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery, and critical care, will only strengthen our company's capacity in the pursuit of excellence with respect to our ...

Source: Marketwired
Published: 17 Jul 2015

The Oregon Clinic Welcomes Dr. Pippa Newell, Experienced Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Specialist

Pippa Newell joins the staff of the Minimally Invasive Surgery division Portland, Ore., Oct. 7, 2012 - The Gastrointestinal and Minimally ... Dr. Newell continued her training in a hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery fellowship at Providence Portland ...

Published: 08 Oct 2012

Underdeveloped fetus removed from 20-day-old boy

A city-based consultant gastrointestinal hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgeon, Bhavin Vasavada, who conducted the surgery, said that the CT scan was showing the rare condition after which a team of doctors decided to operate the baby. On operating ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 12 Mar 2018

PCH/FMC welcomes Dr. Li, general surgeon

Originally from a small rural town in northern China, Dr. Li has 12 years of experience in general surgery and has performed more ... (gallbladder), as well as conventional gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary (liver/gall bladder/bile ducts), thyroid, and ...

Source: Tribune-Star
Published: 15 Aug 2015

Excess body weight and obesity—the link with gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary cancer

Excess body weight (EBW) is an independent risk factor for many human malignancies, including cancers throughout the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary tract from ... in the first 10 years after bariatric surgery.

Source: Nature
Published: 08 Mar 2011

Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Steven Strasberg, MD, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award/Gold Medallion of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) for his numerous contributions to the field of hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery.

Published: 27 Jul 2012

New Living Donor Option for Liver Transplantation at UC San Diego Health

U.S. News & World Report also ranks UC San Diego Health 24th in the nation for gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery for 2015-2016. To learn more about liver transplantation at UC San Diego Health, please call 888-827-3587.

Published: 01 Mar 2016

Effects of a Brief Team Training Program on Surgical Teams' Nontechnical Skills: An Interrupted Time-Series Study.

Nontechnical skills in surgery (NOTSS) are critical to the success of ... Results: We observed 179 surgical procedures with cardiac, vascular, upper gastrointestinal, and hepatobiliary teams. Mean posttest NOTECHS scores increased across teams, showing ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 27 Apr 2017

The Oregon Clinic Welcomes Dr. Chet Hammill to its Gastrointestinal & Minimally Invasive Surgery Division

July 12, 2011 - The Oregon Clinic welcomes Chet Hammill, M.D., to its Gastrointestinal & Minimally Invasive Surgery division ... and a fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery at Portland Providence Medical Center in Portland, Ore.

Published: 12 Jul 2011

Prognostic Nomogram for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma After Partial Hepatectomy

Show More All authors, Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital, Second Military Medical University ... Other routine investigations included chest x-ray, upper GI endoscopy, abdominal ultrasound, contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT), and/or magnetic ...

Published: 19 Oct 2011

Elmhurst Clinic welcomes Dr. Minh Luu, general surgeon

including laparoscopy and robotic surgery (da Vinci), and specializes in helping patients with benign and malignant diseases of the abdomen. Dr. Luu's clinical interests include gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary cancers (esophageal, gastric ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 05 Apr 2018

Emergent BioSolutions Announces Composition of Board of Directors of New Spin-Off Company Aptevo Therapeutics

Dr. Niederhuber has dedicated his four-decade career to the treatment and study of cancer, with a clinical focus on gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, and breast cancer. He is an Adjunct Professor of Oncology and Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 22 Dec 2015

David McAneny, MD, Named New Vice Chair of Surgery

specializing in gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. His surgical expertise is in tumors and other diseases of the endocrine organs, GI tract, pancreas, hepatobiliary system and spleen. He is experienced in laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder disease ...

Published: 10 Sep 2013

Nita Ahuja Named Chair of Surgery

Nita Ahuja, MD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine and chief ... Her surgical specialization is in gastrointestinal cancers, including gastric, rectal, and pancreatic cancers. She directs the multidisciplinary ...

Published: 15 Nov 2017


Rhode Island and additional training in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery at Paul Brousse Hospital in Paris. Dr. Boutros has a special interest in treating gastrointestinal surgical pathologies and hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers.

Source: Capital Gazette
Published: 30 Aug 2013

Patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors at Higher Risk of Other Cancers

“Only 5 percent of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors have a hereditary disorder that predisposes them to develop multiple benign and malignant tumors,” said Jason K. Sicklick, MD, assistant professor of surgery and UC San Diego Moores ...

Published: 01 May 2015

Dr. Nita Ahuja appointed the Carmalt Professor of Surgery

Her surgical specialization is in gastrointestinal ... and her training in general surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Johns Hopkins focused on hepatobiliary malignancies and joined ...

Source: Yale News
Published: 22 Mar 2018

How the 'cash for cuts' referral schemes work

hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery, paediatric ENT, paediatric trauma and orthopaedics, plastic surgery, trauma & orthopaedics, upper gastrointestinal surgery, vascular surgery. The CCG has set aside £1.4m for the scheme. The CCG says: ‘Ensuring ...

Source: Pulse
Published: 28 Feb 2018

Patients with gastrointestinal tumors at higher risk of other cancers

"Only 5 percent of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors have a hereditary disorder that predisposes them to develop multiple benign and malignant tumors," said Jason K. Sicklick, MD, assistant professor of surgery and UC San Diego Moores Cancer ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 01 May 2015

This Company Wants to Cure Pancreatic Cancer Using AI

They are among the lucky ones—the tiny share of people who fought and survived ­pancreatic cancer. The scene is from a ... he was executive director of the Institute for Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Beth Israel. Sign up now to receive ...

Source: Fortune
Published: 22 Apr 2016

Patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors at Higher Risk of Other Cancers

“Only 5 percent of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors have a hereditary disorder that predisposes them to develop multiple benign and malignant tumors,” said Jason K. Sicklick, MD, assistant professor of surgery and UC San Diego Moores ...

Published: 01 May 2015

Emergency general surgery: Definition and estimated burden of disease

These encompass a wide spectrum of general surgery practice, including upper and lower gastrointestinal tract, hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease, soft tissue infections, and hernias. National Inpatient Sample estimates revealed over 4 million inpatient ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 23 Sep 2012

Beware if alcohol gives you red cheeks

Department of Hepatobiliary & Transplant Surgery, Singapore General Hospital (SGH), a member of the SingHealth group. How well the body metabolises or breaks down alcohol is dependent on two enzymes: Because 80 per cent Asians have an overactive alcohol ...

Source: Yahoo News Singapore
Published: 06 Dec 2013

Miami Cancer Institute Appoints Michael Zinner, M.D., Founding Chief Executive Officer & Executive Medical Director

An expert in pancreatic-hepatobiliary ... also the Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and founder of Harvard’s Center for Surgery and Public Health. Dr. Zinner is co-founder and co-director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 17 Nov 2015